#BirminghamEverything: The Magic City photo contest is in full swing, submit by Sept. 2

Local News
October 02 2021 06:00 pm

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Magic City is Instagrammable – that’s a given. To celebrate 150 years, the city created the Birmingham View Photo Challenge – asking locals to share how they view Birmingham through their lenses.

“This is open to anyone,” Chanda Temple, Public Information Officer with the City of Birmingham said. “Young and old, live here, work here, volunteer here, we just want photos of Birmingham.”

Temple said the Birmingham View Photo Challenge is all about creativity.

“We want to be encouraged to stretch the imagination,” Temple said. “Don’t always go for the low hanging fruit.”

“We want to be encouraged to stretch the imagination,” Temple said. “Don’t always go for the low hanging fruit.”

To spark maximum creativity, the city created four categories – people, city landscapes, landmarks and events

Just be creative and inventive. If there’s something great in your neighborhood, take a picture of that. If you’re going back to school, opening a business, been in business for a long time, you’re serving people. Tell us how you’re seeing birmingham. Those photos are rich.

This is also just an awesome way to learn more about the city. To be eligible, you must to submit your photos by September 2nd and the photo must belong to the entrant.

You can see the rules and learn how to submit here.

Get creative, Birmingham – see you around town!

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